Species Details

Plagiobothrys torreyi var. perplexans

chaparral popcornflower

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Scientific Name:
Plagiobothrys torreyi (A. Gray) A Gray var. perplexans I.M. Johnst.
Common Name:
chaparral popcornflower
Family: Boraginaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0V153
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Sep
Elevation:
1070 - 2745 meters
3510 - 9005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: igneous soils
Micro Habitat:
  • Burned areas
Notes:
Previously identified as P. myosotoides, which does not occur in CA. Possibly threatened by fire suppression. Similar to P. tenellus and P. torreyi var. torreyi; co-occurs with var. torreyi in the lower Sierra Nevada Foothills. See Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University 68:72 (1923) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Liebre Twins (3411885), Loraine (3511834)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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